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Durong Residents Target Council … Again

Durong Residents Target Council … Again

Members of the South Burnett Ratepayers Association and other Durong residents quizzed Councillors and senior staff on Monday evening in one of the fieriest of the South Burnett Regional Council’s recent round of nine “listening tours”.

Grants Available For Women’s Week

Grants Available For Women’s Week

The State Government will make $150,000 of grants available for Queensland Women’s Week celebrations in 2019, and community groups have been invited to apply for a share.

Local Groups Share $337,000 In Grants

Local Groups Share $337,000 In Grants

Sixteen South Burnett community groups will share $337,099 in grants from Round 97 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund.

Regional<BR> Unemployment Rises 0.8pc

Regional
Unemployment Rises 0.8pc

The South Burnett’s unemployment rate has risen from 8.4 to 9.2 per cent over the past year

Model<BR> Weekend For Visitors

Model
Weekend For Visitors

About 50 model aircraft enthusiasts turned out at the KAMS airfield at Booie on Saturday

Echo Of Nanango’s Past In NQ

Echo Of Nanango’s Past In NQ

A former Nanango police officer with a colourful career was among the officers honoured around Queensland last month on National Police Remembrance Day.

Springtime Success At Wondai

Springtime Success At Wondai

Racegoers enjoyed perfect Spring weather at Wondai’s annual Caulfield Cup meeting on Saturday.

Fire Damages Shed At Ballogie

Fire Damages Shed At Ballogie

Four fire crews were dampening down a fire at Evans Road, Ballogie, on Monday afternoon.

MP Calls For More Police After Break-In

MP Calls For More Police After Break-In

Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has called for more police in the Murgon area after a violent home invasion early on Sunday morning during which a policeman was bashed with a rock.

Hunt For Armed Duo

Hunt For Armed Duo

Police are hunting a stolen silver-grey 2006 Toyota LandCruiser ute involved in violent incidents in the South Burnett on Monday morning

Diabetes Warning To Mums

Diabetes Warning To Mums

Queensland Health is alarmed that “gestational diabetes”, ie. affecting pregnant women, has become the fastest growing type of diabetes diagnosed in the State.

Good News For Irrigators

Good News For Irrigators

The recent storms in the South Burnett have eased pressure for Boondooma Dam irrigators, with water levels taking a sharp rise on Saturday.

Applications Open For Leadership Program

Applications Open For Leadership Program

The Red Earth Community Foundation held an information night in Kingaroy recently for people interested in taking part in the 2019 South Burnett Community Leadership Program.

Pink Brekkie Raises $6000

Pink Brekkie Raises $6000

Murgon’s third annual Pink Ribbon Breakfast, held on Friday morning, has raised more than $6000 for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Impressive Numbers At Wondai

Impressive Numbers At Wondai

As expected, the South Burnett Race Club’s card for Saturday has drawn plenty of hopefuls. Candidates from Charleville, Miles, the Downs, Gympie, Sunshine Coast and Brisbane will keep punters and bookies on their toes

Full Fields For Wondai Races

Full Fields For Wondai Races

Wondai Race Club will be holding its annual Caulfield Cup race meeting – always one of its biggest meetings of the year – at the Wondai Racecourse on Saturday (October 20)

Have You Seen This Bike?

Have You Seen This Bike?

Kingaroy Police are appealing for information after a motorbike was stolen from the car park at the Aldi supermarket in Youngman Street on Wednesday.

LNP Calls For Milk Royal Commission

LNP Calls For Milk Royal Commission

The LNP’s attack on major supermarkets has been ramped up with Shadow Agriculture Minister Tony Perrett suggesting it was time for the “bastards to pay”.

Draft Parks Plan Now Available

Draft Parks Plan Now Available

The latest version of South Burnett Regional Council’s controversial “Draft Sport and Recreation Infrastructure and Strategic Plan” is now available to download.

Household Water Rates Rise 4.1pc

Household Water Rates Rise 4.1pc

Toowoomba Regional Council ratepayers will face between a 4.1 and 6 per cent rise in water charges after a review by the Queensland Treasury Corporation.

33 Charged After Drug Raids

33 Charged After Drug Raids

Thirty-three people have been charged with a total of 78 offences after drug raids in Murgon, Cherbourg, Kingaroy, Nanango, Blackbutt and Yarraman during the past week.

Businesses Support BlazeAid Effort

Businesses Support BlazeAid Effort

Local businesses have jumped on board to support the BlazeAid volunteers currently setting up camp in Kingaroy.

Shutdown Boost For Economy

Shutdown Boost For Economy

The $35 million maintenance works currently under way at Tarong Power Station will provide a boost to the South Burnett economy, Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham told State Parliament on Thursday.

Mondure Man Charged With Rape

Mondure Man Charged With Rape

Detectives have arrested and charged a 48-year-old Mondure man after an investigation into the alleged sexual assault of a female backpacker.

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